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including seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers,
and two freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
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Fetal Testing Center at St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas Receives AIUM Ultrasound Accreditation

9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

The Fetal Testing Center at St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, located at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, was recently recognized by the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) with the ultrasound accreditation in the area of fetal echocardiography.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Fetal Testing Center at St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, located at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, was recently recognized by the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) with the ultrasound accreditation in the area of fetal echocardiography.

The Fetal Testing Center at St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas earned the ultrasound accreditation in fetal echocardiography by meeting rigorous voluntary guidelines set by the diagnostic ultrasound profession.

The AIUM evaluates hospitals’ performance in the areas of training and qualifications of physicians and sonographers; ultrasound equipment maintenance; documentation; storage and record-keeping practices; policies and procedures to protect patients and staff; quality assurance methods; and the thoroughness, technical quality and interpretation of sonograms.

Please visit AIUM.org for more information about this ultrasound accreditation.

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center
St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, located at 12221 North Mopac Expressway, is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized in January 2012 as one of the top 15 health systems in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The 332-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, as well as a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. In 2012 and 2013, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. St. David's North Austin Medical Center was named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) for three consecutive years, from 2012 to 2014. For more information, please visit StDavids.com.

St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas
The St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, located on the campus of St. David's North Austin Medical Center, is the first dedicated, comprehensive center in Central Texas devoted entirely to the health and wellness of women of all ages. The center provides patients with the most advanced level of care supported by highly trained specialists and the latest technological advances. St. David's Women's Center of Texas includes a 36-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; 29 comfortable and spacious labor, delivery and postpartum rooms; 51 dedicated postpartum rooms; 18 antepartum rooms; 6 Cesarean section surgical suites; 24/7 neonatology coverage; obstetrics and gynecology hospitalists; and a midwifery program. St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas also features four maternal-fetal medicine physicians and lactation consultants. For more information, please visit WomensCenterofTexas.com.

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